8/31/11

NEW FABRICS FROM COPPLEY

 One of our favorite menswear resources, Coppley provides a fully-canvassed garment made from some of the best English and Italian fabrics at a value-oriented price. Come see the new made-to-measure collection by Coppley, with fabrics from Reda, Vitale Barberis, Loro Piana, Holland and Sherry, and Scabal, among others, retailing for $1095 and up!

8/30/11

BRITNEY SPEARS IN MOSCHINO

It's no secret celebrities love Moschino as much as we do - check out miss Britney Spears in Moschino as she accepts the Video Vanguard award, as well as the Best Pop Video 2011 award at the MTV Video Music awards Sunday, August 28th.

8/29/11

NEW ARRIVALS FROM LUCIANO BARBERA FOR HIM

Check out new arrivals from Luciano Barbera in sumptuous Saxony finishes, great tweeds, and interesting cotton ottomans - the perfect basics for a gentleman's wardrobe. 

8/28/11

TED ROSSI NYC - NEW ARRIVALS

Faux lizard - $75

Pearlescent beads and crystals on crushed silk - $225

Faux python with glitter - $125

8/25/11

NEW ARRIVALS FROM TRANSIT

New arrivals are trickling in from one of our favorite resources - Transit - for men and women. Swing by and check out this incredible Italian collection, painstakingly crafted from artisan materials. A Butch Blum exclusive.

8/24/11

SCHUMACHER - REVERSIBLE SHEARLING COAT

Coat by Schumacher - $2445
This coat is one of the most incredible leathers for women we've ever seen. Made of real shearling - sheepskin with the fur still attached - this coat reverses to a beautifully soft napa-finish leather.

8/22/11

HAMILTON CUSTOM SHIRTS

Butch Blum is proud to feature the bespoke line of shirting from Hamilton Shirtmakers, one of America's premier custom clothing companies. 
For a guy whose shape is a little unusual, who's fussy about the details, or who just plain wants the best shirt he can get, Hamilton custom shirts are one of the best investments a guy can add to his wardrobe. Available in dress and casual fabrics.

8/20/11

NEW LEATHER FROM GIMOS

Suede jacket (Available in 2 shades) - Gimo's - $1695

8/19/11

MICHELLE OBAMA IN MOSCHINO

It's no secret that our First Lady has great taste, but did you know she has Butch Blum taste? One of her favorite designers, say fashion insiders, is Moschino - a BB favorite. We love that about her!

8/18/11

MARTIN MARGIELA SUITING

Suit (jacket pictured) by Margiela - $1995...Sweater - Margiela - $595...Shirt - Sand - $195
A Martin Margiela update of a menswear classic, this suit pairs a fitted, button-fly pant with an architectural, padded shoulder jacket. Eschewing any extraneous details (even the standard breast pocket), this suit lets the fabric shine and shows the body underneath.

8/17/11

NEW HANDBAGS BY BERGÉ

Bergé- $685
Everyone knows a great way to add texture to an outfit is a great accessory, so you can't go wrong when your new accessory has the cold gleam of steel, the warm softness of leather, and the satiny smoothness of ponyskin! Check out more of our fabulous new belts and handbags by new provider Bergé, now in store.

8/16/11

BIELLA COLLEZIONI ZIP SWEATER

Sweater - Biella Collezioni - $1435...Scarf - Roda - $295
This sweater is one of the most incredible knits in our collection...Cashmere from one of the best mills in Italy that REVERSES from cool charcoal to a tonal stripe pattern, perfect for fall's palette of brown, navy, loden, and black.

8/15/11

MOORE AND GILES - SACKETT MESSENGER

Moore and Giles - $435
Waxed canvas meets oiled calfskin for a look that is both dressed-down and polished. This is one of 8 variations of their classic messenger in both full leather and leather/canvas combinations.

8/14/11

8/13/11

NEW ARRIVALS - ZEGNA SPORTSWEAR

Hoodie - $495 - Zegna Sport...Zip-front shirt - $195 - Zegna Sport
Jean - $265 - Z Zegna...Shoe - Auri - $159
Always the masters of clean, everyday-wearable clothing, Zegna Sport and Z Zegna bring us this season's best basics - like this fabulous cashmere/cotton hooded sweatshirt with an elastic banded bottom, and these cotton-stretch jeans with a unique gunmetal finish. 

8/12/11

BLUMARINE PRINT DRESS

Blumarine - $1595
This saucy little dress by Blumarine is perfect for the gal on the go - because it's already bedazzled, Butch Blum style, just throw it on with a pair of cute heels and you're ready for a marvelous party. Throw a tailored jacket or a sweater coat over the top and pair it with a wide leather belt for a more work-appropriate look.

8/11/11

MARVELOUS IN MOHAIR - Z ZEGNA

Suit - Z Zegna - $1195...Shirt - Culturata - $185...Tie - Roda - $165
Square - Giorgio Armani - $95
As those who are 'in the know' are aware, wool and mohair blends are fabulous suiting fabrics for a number of reasons. The mohair blend is a hearty, seasonless fabric designed to resist wrinkling and resist pressing sheen from a careless dry-cleaner. Available in this steel blue, or a more traditional charcoal, the Z Zegna mohair is a terrific addition to every tailored wardrobe.

8/10/11

8/8/11

TEATRO ZINZANNI AT BUTCH BLUM

Teatro Zinzanni exclusives SSens Duo (Maxime Clabaut and Genevieve Landry) as well as hand balancer Elena Borodina visited us recently to film a promo for an upcoming show, and shared a few of their favorite photos with us. Enjoy! 
Checking out the new Martin Margiela and Cooper Jones arrivals

Maxime having fun in a Sand suit

Posing on our grand stairway

Genevieve doing a handstand in an A.L.C. cocktail dress

60-75% FINAL SALE MARKDOWNS

It's that time again! Our famous 60-75% sale markdowns go from Sunday, July 31 through Wednesday, August 10. Our deals are NOT meant to last...come on in while you can!

8/7/11

MARTIN MARGIELA COAT SWEATER

Martin Margiela coat-sweater - $595
This coat-sweater by Martin Margiela is a fabulous extrafine merino with a cashmere hand that can be worn dozens of different ways.  Make it the statement of your outfit by paring it down with a white tank and leggings, or layer with a fabulous silk top and a dressy skirt or pant.

8/6/11

FABULOUS NEW SOCKS

Asst. styles - $29-36
Socks aren't usually something people get excited about, but when socks look as terrific as ours do, it's worth telling your friends! We have just started to receive fabulous new styles in innovative weaves from Pantherella, Richard James, and more. For those who hanker after something more conservative - don't worry - we've still got your basic navy, grey, and brown dress socks too.

8/4/11

PRE-FALL CIVIDINI

New arrivals like these and more are coming in daily from Cividini - one of our most interesting Italian exclusives. Check out their signature "Vice Versa" concept - rightside up/upside down sweaters designed to be worn both ways.

8/3/11

NEW ARRIVALS - CITIZENS OF HUMANITY

Adonis in Walker - $225
A new one for us, the "Adonis" is a Rayon/Cupro denim that is one of the softest, stretchiest fabrics we've ever seen.  Available in a distinctive black-on-blue wash, this is an incredible new jean for pre-fall.

8/1/11

ELIZABETH HURLEY IN BLUMARINE

Here's model/actress Elizabeth Hurley in one of our new designer favorites: Blumarine by Anna Molinari, at the Estee Lauder Breast Cancer Awareness campaign launch, with her boyfriend, Cricketeer Shane Warne. Doesn't she look terrific?